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Izannah Walker Cloth Doll with Bare Feet

Auction:
2196
Lot:
121
Sold for:
$6,463$5,500

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Auction:
Sale #2196 - 2196
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
April 12, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Izannah Walker Cloth Doll with Bare Feet, Central Falls, c. 1860s, oil painted head and lower limbs, large expressive shaded brown eyes, center part short dark hair brushstroked at temples, molded ears, cloth body with bare feet, (wear and soil, no apparent repaint), two piece blue cotton print dress with overskirt, ht. 17 in.

Provenance: This doll, and the other small Izannah Walker dolls in Maurine's collection, came to her through the Walker family.

Literature: Bristol, Dolls, page 122; Noble, Beautiful Dolls, p. 40.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Keywords

Walker Cloth Doll, oil, Central Falls, Walker , Beautiful Dolls, Dolls